from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A curved piece of board, which marks the limits within which the contestants must stand when putting the shot or throwing the weight, hammer, or discus. Also stop-board.
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Other October orders included one to "provide wire mesh securely fastened in place from the toe-board to the top rail of the guardrails of the swing stages," and another to "provide guardrails near the existing guardrail near the boiler room to get access to the swing stages installation at roof."
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